Aleksandr Kornelyuk

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Olympic medal record
Men’s Athletics
Silver medal – second place 1972 Munich 4x100 metre relay

Aleksandr Olegovich Kornelyuk (Russian: Александр Олегович Корнелюк; born 28 June 1950 in Baku[1]) was a Soviet athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metres. He trained at Dynamo in Moscow.[2]

Kornelyuk began athletics in 1963 and became a member of the USSR National Team in 1970.[1] He competed for the USSR in the 1972 Summer Olympics held in Munich, Germany in the 4 x 100 metre relay where he won the silver medal with his team mates Vladimir Lovetskiy, Juris Silovs and Valeriy Borzov. Kornelyuk also won a 50 m silver medal at the 1972 European Indoor Championships behind his teammate Borzov.

In 1972 Kornelyuk was awarded the Medal For Labour Heroism.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Panorama of the 1972 Sports Year (in Russian). Moscow: Fizkultura i sport. 1973. p. 118. 
  2. ^ Boris Khavin (1979). All about Olympic Games. (in Russian) (2nd ed.). Moscow: Fizkultura i sport. p. 388. 
Preceded by
Finland Raimo Vilenm
European Record Holder Men's 100m
10 July 1973 - 10 July 1973
Succeeded by
East Germany Michael Droese